Mazda North American Operations stated it’s recalling sure 2014-18 Mazda3 and 2016-21 CX-3 automobiles.

Within the affected 227,335 U.S. automobiles, the rearview digital camera picture might not show correctly, in accordance with a July 14 recall report from NHTSA.

On sure automobiles, the rearview digital camera wiring harness might turn out to be broken from vibrations throughout regular automobile use or closing the liftgate resulting from improper design of the harness fastener. Connector pins might put on out, inflicting excessive electrical resistance. Resulting from these defects, the rearview digital camera might show a distorted or flickering picture. Distorted or flickering digital camera photos whereas reversing might have an effect on driver judgment and enhance the chance of a crash, the report stated.

For all recalled automobiles, Mazda sellers will examine and change the rearview digital camera as vital. As well as, sellers will set up a wiring harness fastening seal. All repairs shall be carried out freed from cost.

Mazda submitted 9 subject stories associated to the faulty cameras, which have been equipped by Panasonic Automotive Techniques Co. of Japan, NHTSA paperwork stated.

“There have been no stories of any accidents or accidents as a result of defect,” Mazda stated in an announcement.

Mazda will notify all affected homeowners of the problem by way of letters anticipated to be mailed Sept. 12.